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Melissa Jinariu psychologist and child therapist in Santa Clarita CA
Pediatric Psychology
  • Depression

  • Anxiety (separation, selective mutism, obsessive compulsive disorder)

  • ADHD    

  • Child trauma

  • Disruptive behaviors    


  • Discrete (single occurrence trauma)

  • Chronic/developmental trauma (trauma occurring throughout childhood)

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences

  • Spiritual/religious abuse

Adoption and Attachment      
  • Foster and adoption related issues

  • Attachment Concerns

Maternal Mental Health      
  • Parenting Support

Training & Certifications

I am certified and/or trained and qualified to provide treatment in the following modalities:
  • Play Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) 
  • Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Parent Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT)
  • Seeking Safety
  • Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Theraplay
  • Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Psychological First Aid  


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